H.R.1659 - Rural Colorado Water Infrastructure Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Salazar, John T. [D-CO-3] (Introduced 03/22/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/23/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1659 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/22/2007)
Rural Colorado Water Infrastructure Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to establish a pilot program to provide environmental assistance to non-federal interests in Colorado, which may be provided in the form of design and construction assistance for water-related environmental infrastructure and resource protection and development projects.
Requires projects to be publicly owned as a prerequisite for assistance.
Directs the Secretary to enter into local cooperation agreements with non-federal interests for project design and construction. Sets the federal share of project costs under local cooperation agreements at 75 percent. Sets the non-federal share of operation and maintenance costs for projects constructed with assistance under this Act at 100 percent.